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Gender: Female Origin of Barbie: Diminutive of Barbara Meaning of Barbara: Latin, "foreign woman"

The name Barbie is a girl's name . Barbie and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

Despite the voluptuous doll's various career choices, from astronaut to doctor, her name still remains a euphemism for "bimbo".

Find other names based on Barbie using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Barbie

Barbie Ferreira, American model
Barbie Hsu (Hsi-yüan), Taiwanese singer/actress
Barbie Forteza, Filipina actress/model
Yvette Barbra "Barbie" Almalbis, Filipina singer-songwriter
Barbie Wilde, Canadian-British actress
Barbara Jean "Barbie" Blank aka Kelly Kelly, American pro wrestler

Pop Culture References for the name Barbie

Barbara Millicent "Barbie" Roberts, fashion doll made by Mattel
"Barbie Girl," song by Aqua inspired by the doll
Dale "Barbie" Barbara, male character on TV's "Under the Dome"


loiswrenmatthews Says:


Barbie should never exceed the guilty pleasure list for obvious reasons.

indiefendi2 Says:


Barbara is still well into the Top 1000 even this year so it's not a matter of it "shouldn't be" used

paulapuddephatt Says:


Barbie, not too usable now, along with Sindy, spelt as per the doll.

Yessica Says:


Life in plastic
it's fantastic.

GuineapigGirl15 Says:


Great nickname for Barbara.

Guest Says:


I like Bar or Babs more than Barbie in the modern age.

Essa Says:


I agree, it would be a cute nickname, but since nobody under the age of 60 should be called Barbara then that's scuppered that plan!

DearestJules Says:


Yes, but you could still use Barbie as a nickname for Barbara.

jordalini Says:


I am going to have to say this name is unusable.